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August 27, 2020

AG Shapiro Stops Price Gouging at Penn Jersey Paper Company in Philadelphia, Gets Restitution for Ripped Off Consumers

HARRISBURG―Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General has shut down price gouging efforts at Penn Jersey Paper Company in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Attorney General Shapiro, 28 Bipartisan Attorneys General Urge Senate To Pass Legislation To Ensure Relief For All Federal Student Loan Borrowers Impacted By COVID-19 Pandemic

August 5, 2020

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Josh Shapiro is urging Congress, along with a bipartisan group of 28 attorneys general, to provide relief for all federal student loan borrowers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) currently only covers federal student loans owned by the federal government, excluding nearly 8 million borrowers whose federal student loans are owned by private entities.

AG Shapiro Stops Price Gouging At Honey Bee Gourmet Deli in Philadelphia

July 22, 2020

HARRISBURG―Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General has shut down price gouging efforts at Honey Bee Gourmet Deli in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

AG Shapiro: We’ll Act If DeVos Illegally Withholds School Funding

July 21, 2020

HARRISBURG―Attorney General Josh Shapiro today wrote a letter to school district superintendents across the Commonwealth addressing the recent threats made by Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to withhold federal funding from schools that do not open for full-time, in-person instruction due to COVID-19. AG Shapiro assured educators that the Office of Attorney General would act if DeVos illegally withholds funding appropriated by Congress.